Westward, Cumbria

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For the former ITV franchise in the South West of England, see Westward Television. For the cardinal direction, see West.
St. Hilda's Church, Westward near to Westward, Cumbria, Great Britain".
Westward is located in Cumbria
 Westward shown within Cumbria
Population 814
OS grid reference NY272446
Civil parish Westward
District Allerdale
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Dialling code 01697
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Allerdale
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Coordinates: 54°47′31″N 3°07′59″W / 54.792°N 3.133°W / 54.792; -3.133

Westward is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Cumbria. It had a population of 814 [1] at the 2001 census. Westward is located on the south side of the Wiza Beck. It is 3.3 miles (5.3km) to the south of the town of Wigton. Administratively it forms part of the district of Allerdale.

The Nobel prize winner William Henry Bragg was born in Westward in 1862.


  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Westward CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 

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